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Unaccompanied Minors Central America

Humanitarian Crisis? Traveling Unaccompanied?: Reflections on Government Framing (Part 1)

Yunuen Rodriguez | Posted 11.18.2014 | Latino Voices
Yunuen Rodriguez

Why such different regard from the government between these children and their parents when poverty, just like wealth, knows no age, but is rather inherited?

A Father's Perspective on the Humanitarian Border Crisis

Christopher Punongbayan | Posted 11.10.2014 | Parents
Christopher Punongbayan

My son is too young to understand what is happening in the news, but one day I will have to tell him why our country is treating the children from Central America so inhumanely. I'm not sure what I will say about this shameful moment.

Who's Responsible for the Flight of Honduran Children?

Dana Frank | Posted 09.08.2014 | Politics
Dana Frank

As young Hondurans risk spectacular dangers crossing borders to try to escape their country's horror, the U.S. should take responsibility for that nightmare, and cut its ties with gang of oligarchs running Honduras, stop pouring funds into their police and military-including funds for police training.

Roque Planas

This Is What It's Like To Cross The Border Illegally At 13 Years Old | Roque Planas | Posted 11.17.2014 | Latino Voices

In 2000, at age 13, José Luis Zelaya immigrated to the United States from Honduras by himself. He was trying to escape an abusive father and reunite ...

Roque Planas

Don't Blame Central American Newspapers For Influx Of Undocumented Children | Roque Planas | Posted 08.19.2014 | Latino Voices

A new conservative talking point holds that Central American newspapers are inaccurately reporting on U.S. immigration policy, thereby creating a stam...